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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002715563
File Number:
CPR-137117
Submit Date:
01/08/2013
Call Sign:
WISC-TV
Facility ID:
65143
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.channel3000.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series takes children on fascinating AWESOME ADVENTURES every week. They'll experience volcanic explorations, the rapids of the Salmon River, and Safaris in Africa. Awesome Adventures entertains and teaches kids about the histories and the cultures of the places they visit. It's about kids traveling the world and experiencing the excitement of Awesome Adventures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE AND WIN!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LIVE LIFE AND WIN! is a weekly, curriculum-blended, Educational/Informational, nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The goal of the show is to encourage the teen audience to discover and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism, build character and uncover personal passions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The producers of JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES design the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
List date and time rescheduled 101312 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 100612
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY provides core programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about climate change by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the climate change issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title NOW EAT THIS! WITH ROCCO DISPIRITO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOW EAT THIS! is Rocco's new show in which he challenges families and individuals to make over their diets and adopt a healthier lifestyle. The secret? Eat what you love, but say goodbye to processed ingredients, bad fats, and empty calories. And most importantly, learn to cook - Rocco style! Each episode, Rocco arms families and individuals with the right recipes, ingredients, and cooking skills to maximize the value and flavor of their favorite meals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WHADDYADO? chronicles real-life stories surrounding ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves caught in perilous and challenging situations. Through dramatic re-enactments, Whaddyado documents the event, interviews participants, and talks to various experts, who explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right moment, there is a moral dilemma segment featured in each show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MYSTERY HUNTERS is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a weekly half-hour animal magazine series that airs 52 weeks of the year. The show is hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley, who has committed herself to working for animal rights over the past 20 years. The series is produced for children 13-16. The objective is to educate and inform children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: VARIOUS (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 72
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 1 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES are thirty-second spots that reinforce our station's quarterly educational/lifestyle/safety themes for kids. The vignettes for the fourth quarter of 2012 stressed: The importance of eating right even when on the go or when dealing with a busy lifestyle, and the importance of making small, positive dietary changes over a period of time as opposed to making drastic dietary alterations overnight that may prove impossible to maintain. Two other general messages about WISC-TV's "Recipe for Health" campaign and the importance of fighting childhood obesity also aired multiple times.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS 5:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE exerts a positive influence on young viewers through its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures, its information on medical rehabilitation treatments, the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel it shows, and the safety advice that concludes each episode. Additionally, it educates young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats, development and behavior, and it also promotes awareness of important environmental issues.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS 5:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION is an FCC-friendly, educational/informational, nationally-syndicated weekly series. Its core programming targets 13-16 year-old teens with segments ranging from coverage of animation and producing and directing to costume design, casting, and 3D technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film making, special effects techniques, and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical, and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title TIME FOR KIDS
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: VARIOUS (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 149
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 1 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES are thirty-second spots that reinforce our station's quarterly educational/lifestyle/safety themes for kids. The vignettes for the fourth quarter of 2012 stressed: The importance of eating right even when on the go or when dealing with a busy lifestyle, and the importance of making small, positive dietary changes over a period of time as opposed to making drastic dietary alterations overnight that may prove impossible to maintain. Two other general messages about TVW's "Recipe for Health" campaign and the importance of fighting childhood obesity also aired multiple times.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? No

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison JEFF ROBBINS
Address 7025 RAYMOND ROAD
City MADISON
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number 608-271-4321
Email Address jrobbins@wisctv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The October 6, 2012 episode of the FCC E/I program LIBERTY'S KIDS -- II was preempted because of an early start for CBS Sports. The episode was made good in the show's second home of 11:00 AM the following Saturday, October 13.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title WHADDAYDO?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WHADDYADO? chronicles real-life stories surrounding ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves caught in perilous and challenging situations. Through dramatic re-enactments, Whaddyado documents the event, interviews participants, and talks to various experts, who explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right moment, there is a moral dilemma segment featured in each show.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE AND WIN!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LIVE LIFE AND WIN! is a weekly, curriculum-blended, Educational/Informational, nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The goal of the show is to encourage the teen audience to discover and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism, build character and uncover personal passions.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company provides core programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about climate change by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the climate change issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The producers of JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES design the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MYSTERY HUNTERS is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international culture.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a weekly half-hour animal magazine series that airs 52 weeks of the year. The show is hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley, who has committed herself to working for animal rights over the past 20 years. The series is produced for children 13-16. The objective is to educate and inform children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title NOW EAT THIS! WITH ROCCO DISPIRITO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Now Eat This! with Rocco Dispirito is Rocco's new show in which he challenges families and individuals to make over their diets and adopt a healthier lifestyle. The secret? Eat what you love, but say goodbye to processed ingredients, bad fats, and empty calories. And most importantly, learn to cook - Rocco style! Each episode, Rocco arms families and individuals with the right recipes, ingredients, and cooking skills to maximize the value and flavor of their favorite meals.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series takes children on fascinating AWESOME ADVENTURES every week. They'll experience volcanic explorations, the rapids of the Salmon River, and Safaris in Africa. Awesome Adventures entertains and teaches kids about the histories and the cultures of the places they visit. It's about kids traveling the world and experiencing the excitement of Awesome Adventures.

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